Figures in "A Synthesis of Systematic Mineralogy"

 

This page provides access to jpeg and pdf versions of some figures in a paper titled "A Synthesis of Systematic Mineralogy" published in American Mineralogist (Railsback, L.B., 2005, A synthesis of systematic mineralogy: American Mineralogist, vol. 90, no. 7, p. 1033-1041).

Figure 1. Existence of simple carbide, oxide, fluoride, chloride, sulfide, bromide, iodide, and bismuthide minerals across the periodic table.
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Figure 2. Variation in properties of mineral and non-mineral oxides of hard cations, shown across the periodic table.
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Figure 3. Variation in melting temperatures of chlorides, fluorides, oxides, nitrides, and carbides of hard cations.
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Figure 4. Chloride, fluoride, oxide, nitride, and carbide minerals of hard cations.
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Figure 5. Nitrate, sulfate, carbonate, phosphate, and silicate minerals of hard cations.
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Figure 6. Solubility of chlorides, nitrates, and sulfates of alkali metal cations (A) and alkali earth cations (B).
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Figure 7. Solubility of carbonates of alkali earth cations.
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Figure 8. Extent of polyhedral linkage by oxysalt radicals of hard cations across the periodic table.
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